President Biden nominated seven lawyers for positions on the United States Sentencing Commission, a move that would end their inability to amend the guidelines. What is the United States Sentencing Commission? We have covered the United States Sentencing Commission at great length over the past few years. You can go here to learn more about […]
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The United States Sentencing Commission has issued a report titled: Compassionate Release: The Impact of the First Step Act and COVID-19 Pandemic. The Commission published a report about the compassionate releases that were sought, granted and denied for fiscal year 2020 (from September of 2019 to September of 2020). There are 7 key findings: Both […]
The United States Sentencing Commission, a non-partisan agency that develops sentencing guidelines for federal criminal cases and takes statistical data for crimes and punishments has developed their annual sourcebook for Fiscal Year 2021. Below are their findings and their fast facts, which is a summary. FY21 Fast Facts The Sourcebook presents information on the 57,287 federal […]
Sentencing Commission report shows that courts granted less than one in five compassionate release motions.
The United States Sentencing Commission Published a Report with information on Drug Crimes.
The United States Sentencing Commission published new statistics on compassionate release. From that data we can see several key ideas.
The Commission's Annual Report and Sourcebook Give a Glimpse into the data surrounding federal sentencing this past year.
The United States Sentencing Commission has Published a new Report on the history of the Armed Career Criminal Act and its Implementation
In July of this year, the United States Sentencing Commission issued their Retroactivity and Recidivism Report for the Drug Minus Two Amendment. While many of you may not have a case that is implicated by the two-level reduction, the information may still be important to you as you seek either a compassionate release or whatever […]